Crus fracture

A tibial plateau fracture

A crus fracture is a fracture of the lower legs bones meaning either or both of the tibia and fibula.

A distal tibia fracture

Tibia fractures

Fibular fracture

Combined tibia and fibula fracture

A tib-fib fracture is a fracture of both the tibia and fibula of the same leg in the same incident. In 78% of cases, a fracture of the fibula is associated with a tibial fracture. Since the fibula is smaller and weaker than the tibia, a force strong enough to fracture the tibia often fractures the fibula as well. Types include:

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